2005 Preseason >> All-SEC candidate ... Pairs with Na'Shan Goddard to provide South Carolina with a pair of very good offensive tackles ... Was recognized as the co-winner of the team's Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award during the spring ... Remarkably athletic for someone with his considerable frame.
2004 >> Starter at left tackle in all 11 games ... Played extremely well at mid-season ... He and Na'Shan Goddard combined to form one of the top offensive tackle tandems in the SEC.
2003 >> Emerged as a quality offensive lineman and laid the groundwork for future stardom in the SEC ... Appeared in 11 games with seven starts (at guard) ... Missed the UAB game due to an infection he sustained in his finger ... Started the last five games of the season at left guard.
2002 >> Played as a true freshman along the offensive line ... Projected to be an outstanding young prospect ... Played both guard and tackle ... Saw action in four games (vs. Mississippi State, LSU, Arkansas and Florida) ... At the end of the year, he was backing up Cedric Williams at left guard.
HIGH SCHOOL >> SuperPrep rated him the #32 best offensive lineman in the country ... Rated the #7 prospect in the state of South Carolina according to SuperPrep ... Ranked the #16 offensive line prospect in the nation according to Student Sports ... Played in the Shrine Bowl ... Named First-Team All-South by Fox Sports Net ... Named All-State by High School Sports Report ... Played for Coach Jerry Brown at Berkeley High School ... Also considered Tennessee, Florida State and North Carolina.
PERSONAL >> Born July 16, 1984 ... His major is hotel restaurant & tourism management ... Wears a size 18 shoe.